10th U.S. Sport Aviation Expo in Sebring This Week
January 15, 2014 - The 10th annual U.S. Sport Aviation Expo is this week, January 16-19, at the Sebring Regional Airport (SEB) in Florida. This year will feature more than 160 exhibitors displaying homebuilt and light-sport aircraft, aviation accessories, a wide variety of avionics, and more. A full slate of aviation forums is also scheduled.
Attendees will see a variety of aircraft in flight during the daily manufacturer showcases, and demo flights will also be available. Stewart Aircraft Covering Systems will present a hands-on workshop demonstrating the benefits of that covering system.
Speakers will offer visitors the opportunity to learn more about aviation past and present at 1:30 p.m. each day in the Show Center Tent. On Thursday, January 16, EAA Homebuilt Community Manager Charlie Becker will discuss how homebuilding saved general aviation. On Friday, Craig Fuller, chairman of the board for Redbird Flight Simulations and former AOPA president, will discuss the future of LSA.
At 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, January 19, Tuskegee Airman Lt. Col. Leo R. Gray will speak about his 15 combat missions over Europe during World War II flying a Red Tail P-51 with the 332nd Fighter Group along with his experiences before, during, and after the war.
The Flying Musicians Association will provide live music daily during lunch in the show center tent, and will also staff an information table, present "Symphony in the Sky: A Correlation Between Aviation and Music," and be on the air with Expo Radio daily at 10:30 a.m.
Learn more about the event at the U.S. Sport Aviation Expo website.